Category Archives: Pet Safety

How To Protect Your Dog from Fleas & Ticks

Summer is almost here and along with the rising temperatures comes the rise in fleas and ticks. Keeping your dog safe is of the utmost priority during these especially warm months because of the potential threat of these pests! Here in Florida, flea and tick season takes place all year round, however the risk of…

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Foods To Never Feed Your Dog

It can be quite difficult to say no to your precious pup, especially when they give you the puppy dog stare and silent begging body language. But, you may be doing your dog a huge favor and possibly saving their life. Many people are unaware of foods that are not safe or even toxic for…

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Certified vs. Trained-Who is Really Swimming Your Dog?

Some of our hydrotherapy clients we've swam and currently swim CERTIFIED Canine Hydrotherapy or Not? The other day, a friend of mine was telling me how a couple years ago she had hired a canine hydrotherapist to work with her dog. Sophie, a beagle mix, was older, had severe arthritis and didn’t want to move…

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Dog Bloat: Causes, Signs & Symptoms

Have you heard of bloat? If you’ve got a dog at home, this disease is something you should learn about. In humans, bloat, also known as gastric dilatation-volvulus (GDV) complex, is pretty harmless. For dogs though, this disease can be extremely dangerous and life threatening. It is important to take the time to educate yourself…

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Common Dog Phobias & How to Help

Dogs and humans share common ground when it comes to anxiety, fears and phobias. All of these conditions can be miserable experiences and can make us all feel like there’s no way out. Twenty to forty percent of all dogs have some type of anxiety and fear disorder throughout their life, whether it be when…

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Pet Safety During the Holidays

  Typically, the holiday season is the time of year we gather the most with family and friends and sometimes, our fur friends accompany us in the festivities. We all want to have fun and be merry, but we also want everyone safe including our pets. Nothing can spoil holiday cheer like an emergency visit…

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